The U.S. Marine Band performed in the House Chamber shortly after the adjournment of the 73rd Congress. Music was an informal tradition at the close of a Congress, and Representatives often crooned together well into the night.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Marine Band Entertains Congress,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2014/PA2014-10-0019/
(August 12, 2022)
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